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Guy in court docket for allegedly stealing N110, 000 in Edo

Edo State police command has arraigned one Michael Ogidiama 26, earlier than an Ogbeson Leader Magistrates’ Court docket in Benin for allegedly stealing the sum of N110,000.

The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Iyare, mentioned the defendant is being arraigned on a two-count rate, bothering on stealing.

In keeping with him, the defendant on July 7 at First Financial institution, Aduwawa department in Benin, stole money of N50,000 belonging to Mrs Eneje Alice Nwakaego.

Once more on July 13, on the similar First financial institution Aduwawa department, Ogidiama additionally stole the money sum of N 60,000 belonging to at least one Mr Joseph Peter.

Iyare instructed the court docket that the offences contravened Segment 390 (9) of the Felony Code, Rules of the defunct Bendel State, 1976, which is now acceptable in Edo. If discovered responsible, the defendant dangers a seven-year prison time period.

The defendant, on the other hand, pleaded no longer responsible to the rate leveled in opposition to them.

The defendant’s suggest, Mr N. D. Ebon appealed to the manager Justice of the Peace for bail and confident him that the defendant would no longer bounce bail.

The Leader Justice of the Peace, Prince Mutairu Oare, granted bail to the defendant within the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum which will have to be a accountable particular person and will have to depose to affidavit of method with two contemporary passport images and that of the defendant with the court docket.

He added that details about the surety’s flats will have to be verified via the court docket registrar and adjourned the case to Aug. 18 for additional listening to.

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